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. . >>> and ready, set, go. we are going to tell you about the secretary of state john kerry, who is in the middle east on damage control. it's the start of a 9-day tour of the region, including stops in israel, jordan and saudi arabia. a goal will be to repair tensions with golf allies over syria, beginning when he visits riad. t"the washington post" says the are developing a gulf repatriation. the secretary of state is making an impromptu visit to egypt, the first since the ousting of president mohamed morsi. >> now bringing in sue turton. is kerry's visit a big deal to people in egypt? >> the egyptian people haven't really noticed that the u.s. secretary of state has landed in cairo. all the headlines at the moment in egypt are about the upcoming trial tomorrow, monday with the former president mohamed morsi. very few people turned up to the press conference to hear what john kerry and the minister said about their meeting. poddy language is interesting. they've had strained relations since the u.s. cut aid to egypt. they withheld military hardware, tanks, helicopters and jets. the egyptians we
that may remain unresolved i still call him senator john kerry, but secretary john kerry did a terrific job and working on a couple of successful solutions. >> does he get along with karzai? >> he is directed his hands on, so i think people respect that. he does not just read from talking points come a which he makes good use of, but he also has his own knowledge and experience which he brings to bear and his own background working out problems with people, being direct. people like him. he is a big plus there are. if it does not happen and we pull out, there's a greater chance that they will fall back into a society which they don't want. >> before you get to other questions, just a few more quick ones on this. should we be negotiating this agreement with karzai along with his successor? is it essential to get it done before he leaves? >> it is. >> why? >> you don't want it to be an issue in their campaign. all of the candidates basically want an ongoing relationship, not just with us but with the coalition. whatever that number is, 8000- 12,000 number range that you sometimes read about w
with the leader of iraq for the first time in two years. >> secretary of state john kerry is conceding that some u.s. spying has gone too far. kerry was speaking at a conference in london. he was defending the programs but the white house has concluded that reviews and changes are needed. >> in some cases i acknowledge as does the president some of these actions have reached too far and we are going to make sure that that doesn't happen in the future. >> lawmakers on capitol hill are taking up the spying being a at this times. the senate committee has limited how long the nsa can keep their data record. records. the bill will expand penalties for illegal spying. it falls short from real reform. >> one of the critics is journalist dplejournalist glen . the more information you collect about innocent people the harder it is to actually find the people that actually mean to do you harm. and the metaphor that surveillance officals use they are hooking for a needle in the hay stack. the larger the hay stack becomes the more giv give difficult it becomes to find the needle. >> they didn't know about the
. "first ladies" on c- span.org/firstladies. secretary of state john kerry spoke earlier today at a weiss how some is on business investment. house summit on business investment. this is their defies minutes. -- 35 minutes. [applause] >> good morning. i hope everyone had a great first day. [cheers and applause] i went to start with a big thank you to the select usa team in all of the folks who have made this summit happen. let's give them a big round of applause. [applause] it was great to hear from president obama yesterday. he said when you bet on america, that that pays off. i could not agree more. that thennounced select usa program will be stepping up its game in a number of ways. attracting business investment will be a major priority for commerce and the state department, including our foreign commercial service officers and our ambassadors. senior government officials, including the president himself, would do more than directly advocate for investment deals. we will create a single point of contact to provide you with a coordinated federal support and cut the red tape. and we wil
, secretary of state john kerry talks about free trade. on the next washington and nsanal, we will discuss surveillance programs for gathering information within the u.s. and abroad. our guest is author and strategy director michael alan. -- allen. then we will look at the fda's recommendation to tighten rules on painkillers. we are joined by very -- barry meier. washington journal. live on c-span. time for nsatough when everybody says what are you doing or why are you doing it. when we get together, -- will maybe a couple times we whine. but most of the time we say it is more important for this country that we defend this nation and take the beatings that it is to give up a program that would result in this nation being attacked. we would rather be in front of you today telling you why we defended these programs. than having given them up and have our nation or our allies be attacked. and people killed. >> this weekend on c-span, intelligence officials defend the nsa's surveillance program in a house committee. -- kelley,elly author of biographies. .nd american history tv remembering john
is accusing republicans of playing politics with the issue. >>> secretary of state john kerry may travel to egypt in the coming weeks we hear. it would be his first trip there since president mohammed morsi was ousted by the military last summer. ties between washington and cairo have been strained since then. the u.s. recently withholding $260 million in cash aid and military weapons pending egypt's progress on democracy and on human rights. >>> they are picking up the pieces this morning after one of the most powerful storms in years, which has battered great britain and western europe. at least 13 people were killed. pretty amazing pictures here. hundreds of thousands left without power. paralyzing storm forced the cancellation of trains, planes, ferries on monday because of winds reaching hurricane force. >> look at that! >> crazy, right? >> you don't usually see this type of thing in western europe. they get it once every 20 years or so. gusts of 99 miles per hour were reported south of england this is in belgium here. clearly the people there not used to it and not sure what to do
this in court in his final lawsuit. >>> secretary of state john kerry makes a surprise visit to egypt. he says egypt can consider the u.s. a friend and partner that wants to see that country success. he also says suspension of more than a billion dollars in aid to egypt is not a punishment. ties between the two countries have deteriorated since the president was overthrown in july. washington has repeatedly urged the government to restrain from cracking down on the muslim brotherhood and its supporters carries on the first day of a nine-day trip to the mideast and europe. >> new york senator chuck schumer endorses the former secretary of state hillary clinton in the race for the white house in 2016. clinton has not yet announced her candidacy. clinton, who is 66, says she will make up her mind next year although her political action committee is already raising money for possible presidential campaign. >>> tragedy to triumph in boston. the victory parade for the world series champion red sox take the same path of the boston marathon surrounded by hundreds of thousands of fans. the players walk
to work week for both the house and senate. secretary of state john kerry making an unannounced visit to egypt today. detroit and new york electing mayors. voters in new jersey and new york will be electing a new governor. morning and we are going to begin with a new gallup poll, asking you about the state of your life and your thoughts about the country in general. to you feel more optimistic about where you are going? do you have the opportunities to get ahead? we are asking the yes and -- asking a yes and no question. the number is -- you can also send us an e-mail, send us a tweet, or join us on facebook.com. this is what the question looks like on our twitter page. do you think there is an opportunity to get ahead in america i? , ifd on the new gallup poll you want to check it out it is online at gallup.com. opportunitynty of to get ahead here in america. the survey was released over the last couple of days. while the u.s. has historically prided itself on an open ended mobility, celebrating rags to riches stories, rising income inequality and a normally -- and abnormally high un
attends a new ceremony for james comey and later meets with john kerry at the white house. the house meets at noon for morning our, 2:00 for legislative business. the senate comes in at 2:00 p.m. eastern. live coverage on c-span2. a u.s. citizen kidnapped months ago in columbia. the rebels have turned over the 26-year-old to u.s. government representatives at the airport. he had been in the country as a tourist when he was taken hostage on june 20 by the revolutionary armed forces of colombia. israeli aircraft bombed two rn gaza in the northe strip today. say aty officials training ground of the armed wing was struck north of gaza city. the palestinians say is the first is really airstrike in about a year. those are some of the latest headlines on c-span radio. over 100 wireless carriers in the u.s. year normalbe household names but in the area they serve, they are important. they are community-based. we have 100 carriers and some outside the united states. we service almost 200 associate members. they make up the ecosystem that supports wireless carriers. >> the future of small wireless c
christians. mr. speaker, in the coming weeks secretary john kerry will be visiting egypt. i call on secretary kerry to highlight during his visit through the freedom of abuse that is have been occurring throughout egypt. the u.s. commission on international religious freedom has already named egypt as a country of particular concern for the violations. i call on every member of this house to stand up on those who are attacking christians around the world. it's our duty to stand with those who are being abused for practicing their faith. with that i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. for what purpose does the gentleman from minnesota seek recognition? the gentleman from minnesota is recognized. >> mr. speaker, i rise today to offer my congratulations to the minnesota lings basketball team. mr. ellison: we are so proud that they for the second time in three years won the 2013 women's national basketball association championship. they swept the playoffs winning every game decisively. and i was glad that espn broadcast the finals so that everyone could see olym
with this debate with john kerry and bill clinton no question a big part of that. >> jon huntsman called your book supermarket tabloid trash. >> called us that. >> called you guys. >> wow. >> why? >> well, he apparently doesn't like having the fact that we report in the book that harry reid's source for claiming mitt romney had not paid taxes for ten years was jon huntsman sr. and he doesn't like that. >> harry reid keeps popping up in your book. >> he's a great character. >> this is a novelist. you can use the harry reid character. >> jon huntsman sr., is a pretty big character in the book. he plead a huge role in his son's campaign. he didn't like mitt romney. harry reid didn't like mitt romney. they both talked about stopping mitt romney. >> let me ask you about chris christie. there was an unnamed republican strategist who called me up and said that he thought, and a guy who likes chris christie thought what was in this book could be disqualifying for chris christie. i haven't dug into it. tell us what you find out. what was mitt romney most concerned about in the vetting process that wasn't.
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